Symptoms of ADHD

 

In this discussion, we are going to look at some of the symptoms of ADHD in both children and also adults. ADHD simply stands for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and it usually affects children and if not treated or given the proper attention that it requires it is able to continue into adulthood. When it comes to children, you find that they become hyperactive and they are not able to manage or control their impulses and this will lead to them having trouble to concentrate or pay attention either in school or even at home. According to research ADHD is quite common in boys than in girls and it will be usually discovered when the child starts having problems paying attention and concentrating in school. When it comes to the adults you will find that individuals who get to suffer from ADHD usually have trouble holding down a job, setting goals,  different issues with relationships and self-esteem and in the end, it may lead to some form of addiction. Here's a good read  about symptoms of add, check it out!

 

Some of the symptoms in children include inattention and this will be associated with the student being easily distracted and not able to listen. You will find that the child makes careless mistakes and easily forgets about his daily activities and is usually not able to do things that require sitting still and he will tend to daydream and lose things regularly. When it comes to hyperactivity the child will have a problem playing quietly and is always moving and running or climbing things and usually talks excessively and often squirms and bounces when sitting. Response to impulsivity, the child will have trouble waiting for his or her turn and will usually blurt out answers and interrupt others when they are speaking.  Kindly visit this website https://www.britannica.com/science/attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder  for more useful reference.

 

 Some of the symptoms that are usually seen in adults as much as some symptoms may change as a person gets older will definitely include chronic lateness and forgetfulness and a low self-esteem. The individual will have impulsiveness and have trouble controlling their anger and this may lead to them becoming easily frustrated and they may resolve to substance abuse and addiction. Adults with ADHD are usually unorganized and will have mood swings and they will have trouble concentrating when reading and will have a tendency to procrastinate on different duties or tasks. In this discussion, we have been able to look at some of the symptoms of ADHD in both children and also adults.